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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Dacorum
Town
Great Gaddesden
County
Hertfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Non-Combat Deaths
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
14607
Current location

ON THE SOUTH WALL OF THE CHANCEL
ST JOHN THE BAPTIST CHURCH
Great Gaddesden
Dacorum
Hertfordshire
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 020 110
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
INSCRIBED WHITE RECTANGULAR WALL TABLET WITH MOULDED CORNICE SUPPORTING PAINTED ACHIEVEMENT. THE WHOLE IS ON A SHAPED BACKGROUND BLAZON: ARGENT, A SALTIRE ENGRAILED SABLE. ON A CHIEF ALSO ENGRAILED GULES ND 3 CUSHIONS OR CREST: WREATH ON A MOUNT PPR. A SWORD AND DAGGER PPR. HILTED OR, CROSSING EACH SALTIREWAYS WITH POINTS UPWARDS
Inscription
THIS MONUMENT IS ERECTED BY / THOMAS FREDERICK HALSEY / IN AFFECTIONATE REMEMBRANCE OF / HIS GRAND-FATHER / CHRISTIAN FREDERICK CHARLES ALEXANDER JAMES JOHNSTON / GENERAL IN HER MAJESTY'S ARMY, / WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE ON 31ST. DAY OF JANUARY / 1882 / IN THE 90TH YEAR OF HIS AGE. / HE WAS THE LAST REPRESENTATIVE / OF THE ANCIENT SCOTTISH FAMILY OF / JOHNSTON OF HILTON. / STAT NOMINIS UMBRA MOTTO ON CREST: PARATUS AD ARMA
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Non-Combat Deaths
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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